Family Forward NC

Data Sources

83% Of Millennials – Now Largest Group of New Parents – Would Leave Their Job for One with Better Family/Lifestyle Benefits.” Workplace Solutions Survey (August 10, 2015).

2018 Competitiveness Redbook, Key Indicators of North Carolina’s Business Climate, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce. (2018)

American Community Survey. U.S. Bureau of the Census. (2014)

A Stronger Nation: Learning Beyond High School Builds American Talent. North Carolina’s Report 2017. Lumina Foundation. (2018)

“Parents and the High Cost of Childcare: 2017.” Childcare Aware. (2017)

NC Infant Mortality Rate Remains Stubbornly High.” North Carolina Health News. (October 21, 2016)

Quick Facts North Carolina: United States Census Bureau. (July 2016)

“Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements through 2020.” Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. (2014)

Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions. (June 23, 2014)

The Business Case for Breastfeeding Promotion. Investing in Workplace Breastfeeding Programs and Policies.

The Business Case for Breastfeeding Support. (January 9, 2015)

“The Business Case for Workplace Flexibility.” (November 2010)

“The Lasting Impact of Employer-Sponsored Back-Up Care in Healthcare Organizations.” Horizons Workforce Consulting along with Russell Matthews, PhD. (2013)

“Work-Life Balance and the Economics of Workplace Flexibility.” The Council of Economic Advisers (June 2014)

Ball, Patrick. “How Lifestyle Benefits Impact Workplace Productivity.” Care@Work blog. (August 2015)

Boushey, Heather and Glynn, Sara Jane. “There Are Significant Business Costs to Replacing Employees.” Center for American Progress. (November 16, 2012)

Carnevale, Anthony; Smith, Nicole; and Strohl, Jeff. Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020State Report. Center on Education and the Workforce. Georgetown University. (2013)

Gault, Barbara, Ph.D. Hartmann; Heidi , Ph.D.; Hegewisch, Ariane; Milli, Jessica, Ph.D.; Reichlin, Lindsey. “Paid Parental Leave in the United States: What the data tell us about access, usage, and economic and health benefits.” Institute for Women’s Policy Research. (March 2014)

Paquette, Danielle and Craighill, Peyton M. “The surprising number of moms and dads scaling back at work to care for kids.” The Washington Post. (August 2015)

Trask, Bahira Sherif, PhD. “Alleviating the Stress on Working Families: Promoting Family-Friendly Workplace Policies.” The National Council on Family Relations (January 2017)